Diaspora minister completes visit in Argentina, travels on to Brazil

Buenos Aires – Minister for Slovenians Abroad Helena Jaklitsch completed her visit to the Slovenian community in Argentina on Friday to visit Slovenians living in Brazil before completing her ten-day visit to Latin America in Sao Paulo on Sunday, the Government Office for Slovenians Abroad said on Saturday.

Police unveil cocaine traffic route between Columbia, Turkey

Anti-narcotics teams in the capital Ankara have unveiled cocaine traffic between a Colombian drug cartel, Cali, and seven Turkish drug barons in a nine-month surveillance, according to a report by the daily Hürriyet.

"Cali cartel sent the drugs in boxes of flowers, bananas, coffee or strawberries, using air and sea routes," the report said on Oct. 3.

Počivalšek officially inaugurates Slovenia’s pavilion at Expo

Dubai – Economy Minister Zdravko Počivalšek officially inaugurated Slovenia’s pavilion at the Expo 2020 in Dubai on Saturday, saying that the event was an excellent opportunity to boost international cooperation and for Slovenia to show its knowledge, innovation and energy to the global public.

New Head of the OECD Proposes Bulgaria to Join the Organization

The new Secretary General of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Australian Matthias Corman, is proposing that six countries, including Bulgaria and Brazil, join the club of rich countries at the same time, Reuters reported, citing two people familiar with the matter.